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02-21-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 54,983
Posted By livedarklions

If you look at the numbers, this is by far the...

If you look at the numbers, this is by far the most popular thread on the forum right now. I'm not actually riding right now because I've gotten to be a cold weather wimp in my dotage, but I...
02-09-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,812
Posted By koffee brown

Spinning ain't cycling. If they ever start a...

Spinning ain't cycling. If they ever start a spinning forum on this bicycle forum, it'll take me more than 10 yeara to return next time. I'm sure ****** has a spinning forum or Soul(less) cycle...
02-09-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By ramzilla

Old Fuji's, Raleighs &, Schwinns are the best...

Old Fuji's, Raleighs &, Schwinns are the best beater bikes around for cheap. And, these are also the bikes most often given away by previous owners too.
02-05-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,196
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Just another forum poster without a sense of...

Just another forum poster without a sense of perspective. Not allowing for common sense makes you the same as authoritarian bootlickers.

See how fun this can be!
02-04-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,196
Posted By DrIsotope

If you think that you are in some kind of...

If you think that you are in some kind of symbiotic relationship with drivers, you're deluding yourself. People behind the wheel do not regard bicycles as anything more than an impediment, without...
Forum: Foo
02-01-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,005
Posted By Deal4Fuji

I'd like to see Andy Reid get a Super Bowl win,...

I'd like to see Andy Reid get a Super Bowl win, he's one of the good guys in coaching and Patrick Mahomes is one of the most exciting players to watch in the NFL, so put me down for KC
01-30-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,816
Posted By San Rensho

Agree 100%. You are a complete beginner and its...

Agree 100%. You are a complete beginner and its like someone who is taking driving lessons to get a license buying a Ferrari.
01-29-20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,816
Posted By katsup

As your first bike, look for a used one that...

As your first bike, look for a used one that costs under $500. You don't know if you'll like it or all the details of riding yet. Most people do not get their first bike right and a $500 garage...
Forum: Commuting
01-24-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,430
Posted By BobbyG

I think it's a valid question to ask in the...

I think it's a valid question to ask in the Commuting Forum. Obviously the goal of folks in the Car Free forum is to become (or stay) car free. But what about bike commuters?

The title of this...
01-22-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 521
Posted By downhillmaster

I once dreamt that I was unable to go for even a...

I once dreamt that I was unable to go for even a 30 mile ride without wearing spandex and cycling shoes while also loading up my cf bike with multiple water bottles, a computer, a camera, and a power...
01-02-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,328
Posted By Leisesturm

Your concern Is noted. The law, however, says...

Your concern Is noted. The law, however, says nothing about speed. Whatever is the posted speed for the road will thus be a reasonable speed to approach an intersection, just as before. The prudent...
12-31-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,280
Posted By mr_bill

After every run I disassemble, then reassemble....

After every run I disassemble, then reassemble. Oh wait, that’s top fuel.

Obviously, too little of a good thing can be very bad, but too much of a good thing is also very bad.

So periodic...
12-30-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 54,983
Posted By Bryan C.

Hoover dam panoramic pic, with a bridge, over the...

Hoover dam panoramic pic, with a bridge, over the Colorado river.
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12-26-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 523
Posted By Maelochs

Go to Walmart or any big-box store, or much...

Go to Walmart or any big-box store, or much better, any local bike co-op if your town or city has one, and get the cheapest bike you can. See if you actually ride it.

Five miles on a bike is 25...
12-26-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 9,929
Posted By Rajflyboy

You must be be doing something seriously wrong if...

You must be be doing something seriously wrong if you cannot get a Toyota Camry to last a long time. This is one of the most reliable vehicles ever made.
12-26-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,851
Posted By indyfabz

I live with 1.5 million other people. You make it...

I live with 1.5 million other people. You make it sound like cyclists are dying in droves. Thousands upon thousands every day. As if it's a certainty. Sad mindset if you ask me.

And there are...
Forum: Foo
12-24-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 675
Posted By indyfabz

My now departed buddy a couple of days after he...

My now departed buddy a couple of days after he was diagnosed with lymphoma. It was our final Christmas together.

...
Forum: Foo
11-08-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,681
Posted By ksryder

To be fair Dylan's songs are best when sung by...

To be fair Dylan's songs are best when sung by other people.

*ducks as he runs out of the room*
10-14-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,436
Posted By anon06

That's great that you attempted to contact...

That's great that you attempted to contact businesses about installing bike racks; it'd help out other cyclists, as well, if they do decide to install bike racks.

However, I don't think there's a...
Forum: Foo
10-03-19, 11:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,922
Posted By DiabloScott

The problem is with JF's employer being too cheap...

The problem is with JF's employer being too cheap to pay for legitimate luggage charges on a business trip for which they booked the cheapest carrier. That's really a standard expense report item...
09-02-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,070
Posted By Baldy1953

At any time. If you feel up to it, go for it. I...

At any time. If you feel up to it, go for it. I ride between 3-5 times a week because I can. No definite amount is required. Just enjoy the ride.
08-15-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 14,996
Posted By TimothyH

Lots of disproportionate rage, justification of...

Lots of disproportionate rage, justification of prejudice, cynicism and plain old complaining in this thread.

It really would fit into A&S.


-Tim-
07-27-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,549
Posted By radroad

In general, it's very difficult to sell a sport...

In general, it's very difficult to sell a sport to spectators when they can only watch the event for 1 to 2 seconds.

The only sport that's consistently exciting to watch is UFC's version of MMA....
07-27-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,549
Posted By livedarklions

TDF is about watching people do crazy fast stuff...

TDF is about watching people do crazy fast stuff on bikes where either no sane person would do it, or the setting is so beautiful that it really doesn't matter nothing much interesting is happening....
07-23-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,330
Posted By Skullo

I don’t care “Why you ride”.

I don’t care “Why you ride”.
07-15-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,128
Posted By TimothyH

You could just change your mind, decide not to...

You could just change your mind, decide not to hate them.


-Tim-
07-14-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 15,035
Posted By ksryder

Counterpoint: zombie threads are funny and...

Counterpoint: zombie threads are funny and entertaining.

Someone who must spend hours creating nested quotes that no one reads can't really complain that zombie threads waste their time.
07-11-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,731
Posted By downhillmaster

Lighten up Francis. The original comment in...

Lighten up Francis. The original comment in question did not appear to be sexist and your outraged response warranted the equal pay joke in response.
You keep on patrolling the interwebs though in...
07-02-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,745
Posted By wphamilton

Always flashing on the rear light - there's no...

Always flashing on the rear light - there's no need to over-complicate it.


Flashing red light says "bicycle".
Flashing LED lasts longer than steady.
I don't care if the driver behind me...
06-05-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,090
Posted By cyccommute

So do you carry all the stuff to “match your...

So do you carry all the stuff to “match your gears to the terrain” if the terrain changes? Your method is okay if all you ever ride is on roads that you’ve been on before or if you ride laps around...
05-21-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,446
Posted By jefnvk

It is a kids bike. It ranges from literally...

It is a kids bike. It ranges from literally nothing to adjust on a toddlers balance bike, to incredibly simple to deal with on the single speed pseudo-BMX that most kids ride until their early teens....
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